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SWELL Award Winners Announced

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018

Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen were announced as the winners of this year’s major Neumann Family SWELL Sculpture Award, taking top honours and $15,000 amongst a total prize pool of more than $25,000 at the 16th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..

Local Skydivers Get Set for World Parachuting Championships

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018

Kirra based business, Gold Coast Skydive will see its owner Archie Jamieson and General Manager Alana Bertram gear up to compete at the World Parachuting Championships at Runaway Bay from 6 – 13 October. ..

Entries Open for Coolangatta Gold

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2018

Entries are now open for the Southern Gold Coast’s iconic Coolangatta Gold event, returning to the seaside suburb on 6 and 7 October, 2018. ..

Bleach* Takes Top Title for TIDE

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Our very own Bleach* Festival has been recognised as the best in the country, taking home the win for the Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production at the 18th Annual Helpmann Awards for the production of TIDE.  ..

Currumbin RSL Places Third in Australia for Wedding Receptions

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018

Waterside Events at Currumbin RSL has placed third in Australia for the Designer of Dreams in the Club Reception Category at the Australian Bridal Industry Awards. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge Champs

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

12 finalists put their flipper and combo skills to the test at the Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge on Sunday 10 June.  ..

Miss Rockabilly 2018 Announced

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

More than 130 people gathered at Coolangatta Sands Hotel on Friday 8 June for the judging of Miss Rockabilly at Cooly Rocks On™.  ..

Miss Cooly Rocks On™ 2018 Crowned

Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018

12 finalists took the stage on Thursday 7 June for the crowing of Miss Cooly Rocks On™, with Miss Ruby Alabaster taking away the top title.  ..

2018 Australian SUP Titles Schedule Announced

Posted on Monday, June 04, 2018

The Australian SUP Titles will return to Currumbin in 2018, with the National event held from 9 – 13 November. ..

Chris Robbins Book Giveaway Winner Announced

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Last month we featured the launch of the first novel by former Division 14 Councillor, Chris Robbins. ..

Billy Cart Grand Prix Rolls into Cooly

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

A new event is hitting the streets at this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. The Billy Cart Grand Prix will see local school groups and enthusiasts from around the country slide down Boundary Street on Billy Carts over two big weekends in June.  ..

Nominations Open for 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards. Southern Gold Coast businesses have the opportunity to be recognised for their outstanding achievements within the state's tourism industry. ..

Local Surf Legend Retires

Posted on Friday, April 06, 2018

Southern Gold Coast resident Mick Fanning has formally retired from the sport of surfing having concluded his career with three outstanding World Championship titles. ..

Southern Gold Coast Welcomes Commonwealth Games

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games comes to town from 4 - 15 April, the Southern Gold Coast will play host to numerous events in some of the Gold Coast’s most picturesque settings; Coolangatta and Currumbin. ..

Nominations Open for 2018 McPherson Community Awards

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 McPherson Community Awards are now open, celebrating the outstanding contributions residents make to our local community. ..

Gold Coast Skydivers Compete at Nationals

Posted on Thursday, March 08, 2018

Gold Coast Skydive’s Archie Jamieson and Alana Bertram will be flying high as they gear up to compete at the Australian Skydiving Nationals in Victoria in March.  ..

Tugun Community Bank® Announces Winners of $15,000 Community Project Funding

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Three Southern Gold Coast organisations have been named as the winners of Tugun Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank’s competition to provide $15,000 in funding to community projects in the local region. ..

Southern Gold Coast Dives into 70s with Swinging Safari Release

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Dust off the safari suit, throw on a shift dress and get the platforms out - the 1970s retro film Swinging Safari is launching in cinemas this week and the Southern Gold Coast is getting right into the swinging spirit. ..

Cycling Masters Event Gives Currumbin Test Run for Games

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Masters Road National Championships were held in Currumbin on Sunday 29 October, a test event to prepare the city and the region for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.  ..

Grow Bold this BOLDvember and go in the running to win $2000

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Feros Care’s BOLDvember is returning for a third year to showcase Australians of all ages living bold lives.  ..

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